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Jamil Anderlini is the Financial Times’ Asia Editor, appointed in 2015. He oversees the Financial Times’ coverage of the Asia region from Afghanistan to Antarctica to Hawaii and everywhere in between. In addition to directing the work of regional correspondents and overseeing the editing and commissioning team in Hong Kong, Jamil is an award-winning journalist. He is fluent in spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Jamil joined the Financial Times in 2007 and worked as Beijing Correspondent and Deputy Beijing Bureau Chief before he was named Beijing Bureau Chief in 2011, with overall responsible for China coverage at the Financial Times. Prior to joining the Financial Times, he was Beijing business correspondent for the South China Morning Post for two years. Before that, he was chief editor of the China Economic Review. In 2013, Jamil was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and short-listed for both Foreign Reporter of the Year at the Press Awards in the UK, and also the Orwell Prize, the UK’s most prestigious prize for political writing. In 2010, Jamil was named Journalist of the Year at the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Editorial Excellence Awards and won the Best Digital Award at the Amnesty International Media Awards. Jamil is a member of the advisory board for the Edward R Murrow Center for a Digital World at Tufts’ Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He is author of the e-book The Bo Xilai Scandal, published by Penguin and Financial Times in 2012. Jamil graduated from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and Auckland University of Technology. Jamil is a Fellow of the 2019 class of the Aspen Finance Leaders Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.